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by Roberta Grossman
Narrated by Joan Allen, Blessed Is the Match is the first documentary feature about Hannah Senesh, the World War II-era poet and diarist who became a paratrooper, resistance fighter and modern-day Joan of Arc. Safe in Palestine in 1944, Hannah joined a mission to rescue Jews in her native Hungary. Hannah parachuted behind enemy lines, was captured, tortured, and ultimately executed by the Nazis.
Independent Lens, Global Voices
by Nina Menkes
A young Marine is found wandering the Mojave Desert, a woman's body in the trunk of his car; an outsider probes the inexplicable death.
by Jack Silberman
When the United States dropped more than 2 million tons of bombs on Laos from 1964 to 1973, millions of cluster bombs failed to explode, leaving the country massively contaminated with “bombies” — as dangerous now as when they fell.
by Phil Grabsky
Follow eight-year-old Mir over 10 years in post-9/11 Afghanistan.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Barak Heymann and Tomer Heymann
Bridge Over the Wadi follows a group of young Arab and Jewish children for one year as their grade school attempts a bi-national and bi-lingual program.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Nancy Kates and Bennett Singer
Despite his achievements as a master strategist and tireless activist in the Civil Rights Movement, Bayard Rustin was silenced and imprisoned — largely because he was an openly gay man in a homophobic era.
by Carol Dysinger
Camp Victory, Afghanistan follows several soldiers — Afghan and American — across the divide of language, culture, and religion as they attempt to accomplish a near impossible task: crafting a modern army to serve a struggling nation.
by Atanas Georgiev, Ralph Wieser, Georg Misch, and Sinisha Juricic
Cash & Marry takes look into the lives of young men from the Balkans who seek out wives in order to obtain an Austrian passport.a
Global Perspectives Collection
by Linda Hattendorf and Masahiro Yoshikawa
When 9/11 threatens 80-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani's life on the streets of New York, the artist begins to confront his painful past and finds hope, humanity, and home.
By Calvin Skaggs, Brad Lichenstein, and David Van Taylor
Caught in the Crossfire follows the lives of three Arab American New Yorkers after the September 11 terrorist attacks.